Tuesday, March 26, 2013

ECS inks deal with CA Technologies

Signs agreement to distribute CA Technologies data management solutions in Malaysia

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 26 March 2013 – Malaysia’s leading ICT distributor ECS ICT Berhad (ECS, 佳杰科技; Bloomberg: ECS MK; Reuters: ECSI.KL) has inked a deal with CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA), a leader in IT management solutions, to distribute the latter’s data management solutions in Malaysia.

This deal will see ECS’ wholly-owned subsidiary ECS Astar Sdn Bhd become an authorised distributor of CA ARCserve data protection and CA ERwin data modeling software.

CA ARCserve® data protection solutions simplify backup and disaster recovery for physical and virtual server environments, helping to ensure business continuity. CA ERwin® data modeling tools help business and technical users better understand and enforce critical data definitions and more easily leverage information as a strategic asset.

ECS will distribute CA Technologies data management solutions immediately.


“We are pleased to have signed this agreement with CA Technologies and we are gratified of their ecognition of our expertise in the ICT distribution sector in Malaysia. It has always been the Group’s objective to ensure our principals having full access to their target markets in Malaysia through our extensive distribution channel. With this, we hope that this will be the start of a positive and fruitful relationship that not only enhances CA Technologies market share but also reinforces our position as the leading ICT distributor in Malaysia.”
Mr. Foo Sen Chin (胡善正)
Managing Director, ECS ICT Berhad

“CA Technologies is delighted to partner with ECS to provide world-class and industry-leading data management solutions that help organizations in Malaysia increase business agility. We are seeing a growing interest in CA ARCserve and CA ERwin solutions in Malaysia and this is not surprising as organizations begin to leverage new technologies and solutions to tackle the challenges of growing data complexity. By tapping on ECS’ vast channel network of resellers, we are confident that this partnership will extend our reach in the market and help bring CA Technologies and its award-winning data management solutions to more customers.”

James Forbes-May,
Vice President, Data Management, Asia Pacific, CA Technologies 

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